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Summer 2018

The school is closed for the Summer holidays. The phone answering service is attended, but not regularly. If you need to contact the principal urgently please email: principalcarrigduffns@gmail.com

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With recent changes in European Union General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) our school is currently reviewing our Data Protection Policy. This includes some minor changes in the policy and a risk assessment. In the meantime we have prepared a Data Privacy Notice which in effect is a simple guide to Data Protection matters in our […]

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Photos

For more photos of our pupils and staff, check out our school’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/carrigduffns/ This website tends to include the official information and the news that doesn’t change much. We use our facebook page for classroom news and photographs.

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New policies

Two policies were recently amended. The school’s Child Protection Policy was updated in line with new legislation and is now called the Child Safeguarding Statement. The school’s policy on Administration of Medicines was also updated. To find both of these amended policies and to download the Indemnification form which is used when applying for the […]

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Stitching in the Senior Room

The children in the senior room have been learning how to stitch to create art. They have learned how to start and stop with a back stitch. They have practised tacking, running stitch and back stitch. They have learned how to stitch on a button.

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New paint markings

Over the summer the trees at the front of the school were trimmed and four that were very close to the school building were removed. The gates were removed altered and replaced to create more space in the carpark. The last phase of the carpark renovation was to adjust the markings. We also added some […]

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Meet our new staff!

This year we have two new staff. Ruth Nuzum joins us as one of our support teachers and Elaine Jordan is our new Special Needs Assistant. You are both very welcome and we hope that you’ll be very happy with us!

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Green School 2016-17

Last week the Green School Committee elected from their members a new Chairperson and Secretary. First we discussed what the jobs involved. We learned what a chairperson and secretary do. All of the children who were interested in the jobs prepared a two minute speech saying why they would like the positions and why the […]

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Sing Out Loud in The National Opera House!

This year the senior pupils are taking part in Sing Out Loud for the third year in a row. We will be performing in the National Opera House on Wednesday 16th November. This year the students need to download the rehearsal tracks themselves. Click the link below and download all. Remember that we are learning […]

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Slán libh Rang a Sé

Slán libh go Rang a Sé! We wish our current 6th class children well as they leave our school and move on to their chosen secondary schools. We wish them every success!

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